Welcome to the Hispanic Physician IPA
(Independent Physician Association)
Our Mission is to improve the quality of healthcare in the communities that we serve, through health education and by providing compassionate and caring healthcare services.
The Hispanic Physician Independent Physician Association (HPIPA) has been in business since 1988 and it was formed as a Staff Model IPA, by Dr. Daniel Dunkelman. As the premier IPA, it is well known in the Hispanic community and provides quality, cost effective health care services for the Hispanic Community through its health care clinics as well as through the Hispanic Physician IPA. Hispanic Physicians’ geographic area covers Los Angeles, Orange, San Bernardino and Kern Counties. It has member outreach Programs to communicate with the entire population and to also educate them on health-related issues that affects the community.
Since the inception of the IPA, all our clinics and the IPA have been contracted with several Health Maintenance Organizations (HMOs), Preferred Provider Organizations (PPOs) and many other Private Health Insurance Companies in all the four counties. Our HMO Networks in all four counties are fully staffed with all required specialists’ panel to complement our Primary Care Physician network.
Mission and Statement
Our Mission is to improve the quality of healthcare in our communities, by providing health education as well as preventive, and medical care. We are characterized by our compassionate and caring approach that brings a personalized touch to our patients’ health needs.
Medical services are authorized based on medical necessity and appropriateness of care. Our Utilization Management Program has Policies and Procedures, as well as evidence based Clinical Criteria on which decisions are based and which are available upon request. Please call the UM department at: (888) 474-7212 or TTY (888) 960-9515 for additional information.
The Hispanic Physician IPA Leadership Team